What the international banking scene means for interest rates in the U.S.
by Lou Barnes Oct 28
The IMF (International Monetary Fund) is also an attending physician and today very much out of character, issuing warning after warning
by Lou Barnes Apr 11
By spring or summer, we may look back at January as the Great 2016 Head-Fake
by Lou Barnes Jan 25
Germany, Norway and the UK are considered riskiest because of ultralow interest rates and bond yields
by Erik Pisor Jul 21
Long-term rates went up, and mortgage and bond yields jumped
by Lou Barnes May 1
Markets fear Fed tightening in the face of flat wage growth, falling inflation
by Lou Barnes Mar 6
Investors can sell, but will they buy mortgage-backed securities?
by Lou Barnes Jan 23
The Fed has been it since 2008, and now owns $1.7 trillion in home loans
by Lou Barnes Sep 26
Weaker euro would benefit buyers paying in dollars, yen and renminbi
by OPP Connect Jun 6
When economy is in transition, take it slow unless transparently behind the curve
by Lou Barnes Mar 21
If European Central Bank embarks on QE, expect US interest rates and stocks to skyrocket
by Lou Barnes Feb 7
Stock market sell-off was overdue, and bond rally is knocking rates down
by Lou Barnes Jan 31
If the Fed's 'quantitative easing' was good for the economy, its absence is not
by Lou Barnes Jan 24
There's one sure way to make a credit disaster worse: Choke what little remains
by Lou Barnes Dec 20
The insane principles governing the bond market since 2008 remain in effect
by Lou Barnes Dec 6